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Daily Archives: November 19, 2019

CCTV cameras to be installed at worship places of minorities

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The Sindh Assembly was informed on Monday that the provincial government had decided to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to guard the places of worship of the religious minorities in the province. Speaking during the question hour of the session, Sindh Minorities’ Affairs Minister Hari Ram Kishori Lal informed the House that there were a […]

Court has to look how much freedom media should have: IHC

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Monday stressed to devise a code of conduct for media while hearing the contempt of court case. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah took up the hearing of contempt of court case. Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Geo News senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and many other anchors and […]

Ministry, ISPR join hands to expand radio broadcast to tribal districts

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Mi­­n­i­ster Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said the information ministry was working with the military’s med­ia wing to establish radio broadcast in tribal districts to counter negative propaganda from Afghanistan. “Radio Pakistan is not only our national broadcaster but it also has a special linkage with national security, […]

Allowing foreign content dubbing in Urdu: Pemra move to hit local entertainment channels hard

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ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), scheduled to be held on Nov 20, will consider allowing several foreign entertainment channels having Landing Rights Permission (LRP) in Pakistan to dub 50pc of their total programming content in Urdu and other Pakistani languages, a move that will hit local entertainment channels and […]

IHC asks media to suggest ways to regulate content

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has formulated eight questions for the media and sought suggestions to regulate content in order to avoid airing of objectionable material in television programmes. The IHC chief justice framed these questions on Monday during the hearing of a case related to show cause notices issued to private television channels […]